Updated: January 27, 2022 04:44 PM
Created: April 01, 2020 04:05 PM
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC) — New York State COVID data released Jan. 27 shows 374 people in Finger Lakes Hospitals were admitted due to COVID or complications of COVID and 315 COVID-positive people were admitted for other reasons.
The Monroe County Department of Public Health reported there were 716 COVID-positive patients in Finger Lakes hospitals and 107 of those COVID-positive patients were in the ICU as of Jan. 25, the most current data available from the county.
State hospitalization data is currently ahead of county hospitalization data by one day, which accounts for the difference in the numbers.
The CDC's COVID-19 data tracker shows that 24.94% of Monroe County's hospital beds are occupied by COVID-positive patients and 26.65% of its ICU beds are occupied by COVID-positive patients as of Jan. 25.
CDC data shows there were 4,586 active cases in Monroe County and the seven-day average of COVID-19 cases per 100,000 was 618.25 through Jan. 27.
Monroe County also reported 609 new positive clinically administered COVID test results Monday and 291 at-home tests Thursday.
The county is averaging 1,011 new cases per day over the past week per county data.
As of last week, the county is only providing data on the number of residents who are fully vaccinated: 519,866 (70%).
To date, 1,672 COVID-positive people in Monroe County have died since March 2020.
The Monroe County Department of Public Health provides updates every weekday. The CDC's numbers are updated daily but lag by several days.
A New York State web page tracks which variants of the virus are spreading in New York and another one tracks breakthrough cases of COVID-19 in vaccinated people. To see all COVID-19 data, click here.
County residents who believe they have been in contact with someone who tested positive for COVID-19 can call 585-753-5555 or email COVID19@monroecounty.gov.
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